Monthly Archives: September 2015

Starbucks to Bar-bucks: Will Customers Swap Their Coffee for Cabernet?

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One recent evening a team of JLL researchers descended upon a Chicago Starbucks to test out the chain’s new after-four-p.m. drink menu – a concept Starbucks is selectively launching. As the group waited for beer, wine and spicy pepitas, they surveyed the landscape – a student banged away on his laptop, a group of women chatted over coffee drinks and an unkempt gentleman shouted loudly to no one but himself. A… Read More

JLL Brings Culinary Crowdfunding Platform to the National Stage

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Equity EatsEquityEats, a crowdfunding platform for food and beverage businesses, has retained JLL to support
their retail restaurant and bar site selection nationally. The concept provides capital raising solutions, connecting entrepreneurs and investors to the restaurant and bar industry.

Senior Vice President Greg Ferrante and Associate Arris Noble are leading the JLL team on this project.

“Bars and restaurants can transform communities, retail places and… Read More